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Two Years Later, Brooklyn College Looks Back on NYPD’s Surveillance of Muslims

"Watched" is a true story about undercover NYPD surveillance on campus that occurred from 2011 to 2015.  PHOTO/ www.watchedshortdocumentary.com

By Zainab Iqbal Published: November 8th, 2017 “In other words, there could be an informant in this room?” a student asked. “Yes,” the panel simultaneously answered. On Thursday, Nov. 2, after the second campus airing of “Watched”, a 19-minute documentary about the New York Police Department (NYPD) undercover agent surveilling …

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For “A Bunch of Weirdos Who Just Don’t Belong,” the “Weirdo Brigade” Allows Students to Have a Voice

"Weirdo Brigade," a Brooklyn College literary magazine, provides a free space for students wanting to express their art. PHOTO/ Elizabeth Starace

By Carmen Saffioti Published: November 8th, 2017 “Art for Art’s Sake” is what is written on the cover of the fourth edition of “Weirdo Brigade.”  The zine is a Brooklyn College publication of student artwork, poems, photography, rants, prose, and more. However, the “Weirdo Brigade” is unlike any other literary …

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Campus Reactions to Horowitz Posters Leave More Questions Than Answers

The David Horowitz Freedom Center spread these posters throughout the Brooklyn College campus. PHOTO/ David Horowitz Freedom Center

By Hannah Grossman Published: November 8th, 2017 Posters with the headline “Terrorist Supporters” listed names of Brooklyn College faculty and student supporters of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), a pro-Palestine group that advocates for international economic pressure through sanctioning and boycotts on Israel, known as BDS (Boycott, Divest, and …

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